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By Ian Knight

On eleven January 1879 the British Empire went to conflict with the self sufficient country of Zululand. The British expected a quick and decisive victory, putting nice religion in glossy firepower; no plans have been made for suppressing the Zulu over a prolonged interval, or for offering protective positions from which to occupy Zulu territory. even though, the losses suffered at Isandlwana and Rorke’s glide quick altered the British technique; through the remainder of the warfare, the British fortified nearly each place they occupied in Zululand, from everlasting column depots to transitority halts. This name explores British protective recommendations hired throughout the conflict, and the way those on the topic of modern engineering idea. one of the websites coated are Eshowe undertaking Station, forts Pearson and Tenedos, and Rorke's waft.

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